Cornelius Peters

8:01 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Immigration Reform: Up Close and Personal in SW Kansas

Mexican immigrant Cornelius Peters is consoled by his immigration lawyer Michael Feltman after finding out his father had just died in Mexico. Peters has been working on becoming a resident for 13 years but, in the meantime, couldn’t visit his family in Mexico.
Credit Fernando Salaza / The Wichita Eagle

People value hard work in SW Kansas.  In an area where the unemployment rate is significantly below the national average, workers are needed.  The Wichita Eagle gave a glimpse into the struggles of being an immigrant.   

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